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September 8, 2013, 12:00 AM

TOEI JAPAN CHANNEL BRINGING TOKUSATSU TO THE US! This is the real deal folks. Kamen Rider and other tokusatsu programming is headed to the U. S. OFFICIALLY. Toei Japan Channel, a new pay channel coming this month, is originally a dedicated offerin...

It has been announced that "HALLOWEEN PARTY 2013" which is a project of hyde from Japanese rock band VAMPS, and his HALLOWEEN JUNKY ORCHESTRA, party dates, times and venues are now confirmed. Check them out!

Former Ghibli president and current producer Toshio Suzuki revealed at Hayao Miyazaki's retirement press conference on Friday that the next film from Studio Ghibli (after Isao Takahata's Kaguya-hime no Monogatari) will open next summer in Japan.

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Tank MMO World of Tanks has finally seen reason and joined forces with tank manga Girls Und Panzer in the form of an official manga guide to the game, in a none too subtle scheme to win over both military otaku and the wider social gaming masses.

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Japanese television brings another dabbling of Madoka Magica's upcoming third film – this one shows us SHAFT's enhanced focus on magical bishoujo bodies, as well as a glimpse at the new white-haired loli.

The live action adaptation of the popular manga "Black Butler" has unveiled a new teaser.

RocketNews24 Casey Baseel

Fans have been pretty patient with the production team for the upcoming newest installment in the Sailor Moon anime franchise. After all, the previous animated TV series wrapped in 1997, so the sudden announcement of a continuation last summer was...

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SOZO, the organisers behind Anime Festival Asia conventions, have just announced the concert artiste line-up for AFA Singapore 2013, which will be held at the Suntec City Convention and Exhibition Centre from November 8 to 10 (Friday to Sunday).

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Publisher XSEED Games is getting ready to bring the second chapter of The Legend of Heroes: Trails in the Sky to PC and PSP (also compatible with PS Vita) in the west, with the follow-up scheduled to arrive via Steam and the PlayStation Store next...

Japanator Josh Totman

At every convention that I go to the first thing I normally scope out are cosplayers. Why, you may ask? Well, to be frank, cosplayers are the people that literally wear their passion on their sleeves. It's something that I know that I personally c...

Kotaku East Brian Ashcraft

This is the Pokémon Illustrator. The card is incredibly rare and valuable. If you have a hundred grand, it can be yours. According to Bulbapedia, there were apparently only six Pokémon Illustrator cards printed and awarded to winners of the Pokémo...

Blurry/Leaked Images of Attack on Titan 3DS Game In the October issue of Kodansha's Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine, previews of screenshots from the Nintendo 3DS action game inspired by Hajime Isayama's Attack on Titan anime/manga were revealed.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Hyperdimension Neptunia Re;Birth 1 is a remake of Compile Heart's 2010 PlayStation 3 RPG, begging the question "how soon is too soon? " Either way it's gunning for an October 31 release on PS Vita in Japan, and you can see the debut trailer below.

USB shows series antagonist diving into an "air duct. " The JoJo's Bizarre Adventure First Press Limited Edition Volume 8 Japanese Blu-ray comes with. . . a USB drive shaped like a just-about-naked Santana plunging into an air duct.

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Anime Festival Asia Indonesia 2013 is currently underway over at the Jakarta Convention Center! SGCafe is reporting live from the location (we're proud to be one of the few English language media outlets to be covering the extravaganza), and over ...

Gen 1 Pokemon Starters Get Mega Evolutions in Pokemon X and Y In a move everyone hoped but no one saw coming, during a Pokemon Direct presentation  it was announced that the three Kanto region starters Blastoise, Charizard and Venusaur will be get...

Ask John: Why Are Hollywood's Otaku Suddenly Coming Out of the Closet? Question: Now we are witnessing the opposite trend: Hollywood directors who come out of the "closet" on being anime fans. Whether it's Josh Trank, Guillermo Del Toro, or Zack S...

Konami Opens LA Studio Kojima Productions recently opened up this lovely studio in LA to help develop Metal Gear Solid 5 and other upcoming games.   Kojma says, As gaming takes the world stage as one of the greatest forms of entertainment, it's on...

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Mamare Touno's (MAOYU) light novel series about gamers trapped in a massively multiplayer online game, Log Horizon, is slated to be adapted for TV by Macross F's Satelight.   Check out the latest preview and character art.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

We've posted Tales of Symphonia Chronicles introduction videos for Lloyd, Emil, Sheena, and Genis, but hopefully you're ready for more. Namco Bandai's latest features Kratos Aurion, Tales of Symphonia's mercenary in charge of guarding the Chosen o...

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Outbreak Company breaks out into an embarrassing exhibit of quality deficiency yet again – with a new preview clip and key visual, its only worsened its own cause as the exorbitant flaws continue to persist.

Stunning Line-Ups of AFA13 Revealed during the 1st day of AFAID's Anisong Concert live, a full line-up of various guest for AFA13 has finally been announced! Spanning over 3 nites of awesome line-ups of various artistes, AFA regular May'n as well ...

The Fandom Post Chris Beveridge

Watamote Episode 4 It's going to be awhile, but there will be more Watamote after the twelve episode series ends this month. The manga will be bundling an episode 13 with it when the seventh volume is released on October 22nd, 2014.

Crunchyroll Scott Green

Announced in 2010 and shelved in the wake of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, the anime adaptation of Tomonori Inoue's Coppelion is now slated to launch this October with GoHands' go to director Shingo Suzuki (K, Mardock Scramble) helming t...

Rozen Maiden Zurückspulen - 10 Kanaria, I knew you had it in you. . . I'll be the first to say that I never would have suspected that Rozen Maiden had it in itself to be this transcendent and  special.

Crunchyroll Joseph Luster

Atlus' 2004 Pinegrow-developed strategy-RPG Stella Deus: The Gate of Eternity recently made the leap to PSN as a PlayStation 2 Classic, and the publisher is celebrating with a fresh trailer.       Atlus' synopsis:  A deadly mist called the "Miasma...

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Hasegawa Machiko's Sazae-san manga was now recognized by the Guiness World of Records as the longest-running animated television series in the world. . .

The Naruto SD: Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden Mou Iccho television series will premiere on October 1 on the TV Tokyo network. The 26-episode first Naruto Sugoi Doryoku: Rock Lee no Seishun Full-Power Ninden parody TV series aired in 2012.

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